Alpheus C. Banta

Is one of the boys who came with his parents to this county 30 years ago. He improved his opportunities in the common schools, afterwards graduating at Ottawa. He has served as principal of the Oberlin Schools, as county superintendent and as assistant cashier of the Farmer's National bank. In all these positions he did well but admits that he does not like clerical work and prefers farming where he can be out in the open air. He has a pleasant home, a wife and one child.

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